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Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Students discover 'ghost figure' in portrait thought to be Shakespeare's patron

Students curating a display of Tudor portraits uncovered a "ghost figure", which could be William Shakespeare's only known patron.

The group from Bristol University had one of the paintings x-rayed for a display at Montacute House in Somerset, when a secret portrait was revealed.

READ MORE - Source: Daily Mail 29th April 2008

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